I decided years ago to set goals that will keep me working on the hard days and help me see each month, quarter, and year as a success — no matter what’s in the bank account or how many people spell my name wrong.
Business content writing is different from creative writing or technical writing. It requires a different approach and a different engagement need. If you’re looking for a profitable career as a writer, this may just be it.
My job can give me everything that I could hope for when looking at a rewarding and sustainable career. It’s a job in which I can do all of the things that I love most and a job where I can see the difference it makes for my customers and the people they interact with.
Your business must have impactful marketing to grow and achieve your long-term goals. Consider the advice above as you search for marketing professionals to join your team. Learn more about the difference between freelancers and employees. And remember to research the various tools that can help along the way.
As I’ve talked about briefly before, I came pretty late into writing. It started out with a short story scribbled on the back of a piece of homework, rewriting the ending of a novel I’d read that hadn’t ended the way I wanted it to. Fast forward 16 years, and I’m now a full-time professional business…
When you fill your toolkit with your professional writing tools, all of them are designed to help you lower your frustration and maximize your productivity.
At times, transitioning your freelance work will be scary, stressful, and challenging. When you hit those milestones when working privately, make sure to celebrate them.
Since I’m a professional business content writer, you’d probably think my favourite business tool was a word processor, right? My favourite business must-have is actually my planner! It’s my most important business expense every year.
Accepting those hard truths is so important! You don’t have to take ownership of them because they are outside of your control. Just accept them as they are, and keep on moving forward.
Sometimes my ability to write confidently is worth more (per word), and sometimes my time itself is worth more (per hour). As you get used to working as a professional writer, you’ll learn just where your time goes, and how you can effectively charge for it for the best paycheque potential!